Si Cheng is an Associate Professor of Finance at Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management. Her research is in empirical asset pricing, and centers on two main themes: investment and delegated asset management.
Si gained her Ph.D. in Finance from the National University of Singapore. Before joining Syracuse, she was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2016-2022) and Queen’s University Belfast (2013-2016). She won the Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper in Investments at the Southwestern Finance Association Annual Meetings (2012), the SGF Best Paper Award at the Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research (2014), the Best Paper in Investments at the Financial Management Association European Conference (2016), and the IQ-KAP Research Prize (2020). Her papers appear in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Review of Finance, and Review of Asset Pricing Studies. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.